48 CFR 23.000 - Scope.
This part prescribes acquisition policies and procedures supporting the Government's program for ensuring a drug-free workplace, for protecting and improving the quality of the environment, and to foster markets for sustainable technologies, materials, products, and services, and encouraging the safe operation of vehicles by -
(a) Reducing or preventing pollution;
(b) Managing efficiently and reducing energy and water use in Government facilities;
(c) Using renewable energy and renewable energy technologies;
(d) Acquiring energy-efficient and water-efficient products and services, environmentally preferable (including EPEAT®-registered, and non-toxic and less toxic) products, products containing recovered materials, non-ozone-depleting products, and biobased products;
(e) Requiring contractors to identify hazardous materials;
(f) Encouraging contractors to adopt and enforce policies that ban text messaging while driving; and
(g) Requiring contractors to comply with agency environmental management systems.